Movies

Mar. 12, 2018

‘Our New President’ confronts the “fake news” epidemic

A collection of Russian state-controlled media and home video clips, this satirical movie is an absurdist view on how Trump became president.

Mar. 08, 2018

“Shakedown” is an intense, emotional glimpse into a hidden world

Leilah Weinraub’s immersive film about an underground LA strip club is a joyride.

Mar. 08, 2018

‘The Price of Everything’ takes a deeper look into art, luxury and commerce

“The Price of Everything” interviews influential artists, curators, collectors and art historians who share their opinions and experiences with the wealth of art.

Mar. 08, 2018

‘The Next Guardian’ exceeds expectations with beautiful themes

‘The Next Guardian’ exceeds expectations with beautiful themes

Mar. 08, 2018

True/False film ‘América’ unveils familial complexities

_América_ captures the complexities and genuinity that come with family and caretaking.

Mar. 08, 2018

True/False review: Chloé Zhao’s ‘The Rider’ skews a classical redemption story

Sony Pictures Classics is planning an April 13 release for the Independent Spirit award-winning film that screened at various locations in Columbia over the weekend.

Mar. 08, 2018

“Lovers of the Night’ finds beauty in the heart of monks

How to see life and love in everything the world offers is just one glittering aspect of “Lovers of the Night” by Anna Frances.

Oct. 31, 2017

Citizen Jane discusses different backgrounds through short film program “Intersection”

The film festival showed short films highlighting race, sexuality and stereotypes Saturday.

Oct. 31, 2017

‘LIYANA’ receives high praise at Citizen Jane Film Festival

The documentary redefines bravery with the powers of feminism.

Oct. 24, 2017

The Citizen Jane Film Festival brings female film directors to the forefront

Features programmer Donna Kozloskie: “It’s like a little home for filmmakers and students who want to come and interact.”

Apr. 17, 2017

Run, don’t Skywalk, to these five answers for your ‘Last Jedi’ questions

Don't call me a mindless philosopher, you overweight glob of grease.

Jan. 25, 2017

‘La La Land’ is the perfect film for ‘the fools who dream’

Director Damien Chazelle stuns with great music and an incredible story, and he deserves the accolades.

Nov. 13, 2016

‘To Keep the Light’ illuminates the story of the silent worker

The film shown at Citizen Jane Film Festival brings the lives of female lighthouse workers in the 1870s into the spotlight.

Nov. 11, 2016

'Nakom' portrays the plight of an African university student

This Citizen Jane film helps viewers understand their privilege of education.

Nov. 08, 2016

Citizen Jane’s 'The View From Tall' is eye-opening

The movie explores the moral ambiguity of teenage transgressions.

Nov. 08, 2016

'The Wedding Invitation' disappoints Citizen Jane’s theme of female capability

The film follows the lives of three women over the span of one week in their quest to find wedding dates.

Oct. 14, 2016

Man Seeking Movies: Slaves rebel in controversial ‘The Birth of a Nation’

Nat Turner leads an uprising in this mediocre historical drama.

Oct. 04, 2016

Man Seeking Movies: ‘Deepwater Horizon’ a survival thriller amidst tragedy

The environmental impacts of an oil spill are an afterthought in this action thriller about 2010’s BP oil spill.

Sep. 22, 2016

Man Seeking Movies: The Blair Witch returns

A horror film classic becomes a generic slew of jump scares in this sequel.

Sep. 14, 2016

Man Seeking Movies: Tom Hanks is an American hero in the understated ‘Sully.’

The only thing better than the mustaches in “Sully” is the landing itself.